Vinoth, Nov 23
Building a Slackbot with Ruby and Sinatra
Vinoth shows you how to make a Slackbot with Sinatra. Customize your Slack experience with a slackbot that is under your command! BWAHAHHAHA!
Phil Sturgeon, Nov 20
PHP vs Ruby - Let's All Just Get Along
Phil Sturgeon talks about his experience in Ruby-land after having been in PHP for ages. What does he like? What does he dislike? Find out in PHP vs Ruby!
Benjamin Tan Wei Hao, Nov 19
Learn Concurrency by Implementing Futures in Ruby
Learn about concurrency in Ruby while implementing Futures. Benjamin Tan Wei Hao takes a test-first approach in this informative post.
Glenn Goodrich, Nov 16
Deploying Ruby Apps with Bare Metal: A New Type of VM
Glenn Goodrich introduces CenturyLink's Bare Metal container platform, and explains how to set up a simple Ruby app.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Nov 12
Watch: RSpec — The Set Up
Without automated testing, you'll have to manually re-test all the features of your app every time you refactor the code or add something new. Enter RSpec!
Vinoth, Nov 09
Awesome Autocomplete: Trigram Search in Rails and PostgreSQL
Vinoth shows you how to make autocompletion awesome using trigram search functionality in Rails and PostgreSQL.
Kingsley Silas, Nov 06
Octopress 3 Arrives to Make Blog Generation Crazy Simple
Kingsley Silas explores the new features unveiled in Octopress 3. Learn how to easily create and deploy a blog based on Jekyll and get your voice out there.
Robert Qualls, Nov 04
Holy Hacking, Batman! Create Alfred Workflows in Ruby
Robert Qualls takes a look at creating workflows in Alfred with Ruby. Alfred brings great utility to the Mac, and extending it with Ruby brings more.
Darren Jones, Nov 03
Watch: Writing a Play Card Game with Ruby?
I'll get you prepped and ready to go so you can build a card game using Ruby 2.0. You're on your way towards having ruby ticked off your your to-do list.
Fred Heath, Oct 29
Solving Design Anti-Patterns in Ruby: Fix the Factory
Fred Heath shows how Ruby can take patterns from other languages and clean them up using Modules to make your code concise and expressive.
Vinoth, Oct 26
What's in Your Wallet? Handling iOS Passbook with Ruby
Vinoth creates a simple sinatra app to handle iOS passes. Generate push notifications for users with your passes, very interesting.
Kingsley Silas, Oct 22
Fire up Your E-Commerce Site with Solidus
Kingsley Silas walks through installing Solidus, the newly created, open source gem to replace Spree. Get started with the future of Rails e-commerce.
Hendra Uzia, Oct 19
Active Model Serializers, Rails, and JSON! OH MY!
Hendra Uzia writes this great article on using Active Model Serializers to make your JSON great. If you use Rails to make an API, this is for you.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Oct 12
Straightforward Rails Authorization with Pundit
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski writes a second post about Rails authorization, this one about Pundit. Pundit is a gem that uses plain Ruby classes to make auth easy.
Vasu K, Oct 08
Effectively Handle iOS Payments in Rails
Vasu K walks you, the Rails developer, through accepting iOS payments within your Rails application. Offer in-app purchases easily with this tutorial.
Vinoth, Oct 05
Speed up with Materialized Views on PostgreSQL and Rails
Vinoth Kumar shows you how to speed up your expensive SQL queries using materialized views with PostgreSQL and Rails.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Oct 01
Super Easy Activity Feeds with Stream
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski shows you how to add activity feeds to your Rails app. Show likes, shares, pins, etc. to engage users and create interest.
Fred Heath, Sep 28
How to Solve Coding Anti-Patterns for Ruby Rookies
Fred Heath zeroes in on several anti-patterns that are commonly perpetrated by Ruby Rookies. Fred also shows how to solve them.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Sep 24
Simple Rails Authentication with Clearance
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski continues his series on Rails Authentication frameworks with a look at Clearance. Clearance is a simple auth framework by ThoughtBot.
James Hibbard, Sep 21
How to Save Multiple Checkbox Values to a Database in Rails
James Hibbard demonstrates the advantages of persisting multiple checkbox data to a database in Rails by means of a has_and_belongs_to_many_association.
Kingsley Silas, Sep 17
Deploy Your Rails to OpenShift
Kingsley Silas deploys a Rails app to OpenShift, an easy deployment solution by the good people at RedHat. Learn a new easy deployment option for Rails.
Abder-Rahman Ali, Sep 14
Ruby on Medicine: Counting Word Frequency in a File
A.Hasan walks through counting the frequency of words in a large text file with Ruby. This technique is useful skill to have in your Ruby tool belt.
Aaron Lasseigne, Sep 10
Happy Ending: An Epic Saga of Guard and Docker
Aaron Lasseigne tells a tale of Rails, Rspec, Guard, and Docker. It's an epic saga that has a happy ending, where tests run free in Container Kingdom.
Ilya Bodrov-Krukowski, Sep 09
Watch: Singleton Methods in Ruby
We are going to discuss Singleton methods, including callbacks to observe method changes and the differences between removing and undefining methods.